About Ashitaba tea

A Japanese plant with a complicated name is hoped to slow down the aging. It was formerly used by samurai warriors, but it seems to have positive effects not only for them.

Ashitaba extends life

Scientists noticed a long time ago that this plant prolongs the life of flies and worms. It also protects mice from aging. This is due to the DMC compound which this plant contains.

It helps with the purification processes of cells and it is a great presumption that it will slow down the aging of the body receptacles. Interestingly, this valuable compound is not found naturally anywhere else.

How does it work?

Ashitaba (Angelica keiskei) has been used for centuries in Japanese culture to heal wounds and as a means of preventing infections. It is also called as "the leaves of tomorrow", because if you cut them in one day, the next day the next, new leaves grow.

A new study investigating the anticipated positive effects on human health has shown that this plant helps to protect cells and delay the aging of various types of cells in human body.

It stimulates the process of cell cleansing and removes harmful substances, which can cause disease. The study confirmed that, in addition to the positive effects on human health, this herb has a real strength in retarding aging.

Removes damaged cells

Scientists from the Austrian University of Graz, led by Professor Frank Madeo, found that these amazing effects are due to the compound 4,4'-dimethoxychalcone (DMC).

This substance extended the life of worms and flies by up to 20%. The process of purifying cells, which also causes in human cells, is key for maintaining good health and longevity. Scientists predict that it can quickly remove damaged cells, even those cells that lead to cancer.

What are the other benefits?

DMC also has a positive effect in supporting liver cleansing. Protects the liver from damage caused by intoxication with alcohol or other harmful substances.

This miraculous herb works much like antioxidants, but it has something extra. It is also successful in figting against high blood pressure, cholesterol, reflux, allergies and other problems. It also has a positive effect on the support of brain functions, including memory.

How is it consumed?

Most often in the form of tea, but also as a powder made from dried leaves, which is added to various products. It can also be consumed as a fresh plant for salads, appetizers and soups.

Other nutrients include fiber, calcium, iron, magnesium, vitamin E, vitamins B1 and B2, vitamin C and vitamin K.

Another study has shown to be effective in losing weight. The results appeared within 8 weeks from the beginning of use.

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